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From Military Use to Fashion: Combat Boots Through the Years

Posted by Special Forces on September 4th, 2013

Military boots have been sharpened and honed into the tough cookies they are today over generations of combat and warfare in almost every imaginable war-front. They are crafted to endure all types of treacherous terrains, everything from hot sands to deep, dense jungles.

Survival Gear Packing Essentials: Food You Must Bring

Posted by Special Forces on September 4th, 2013

The zombie apocalypse might not be the most likely catastrophe to hit the streets in the foreseeable future, but it’s a known fact that many people are subjected to similar situations where they must fight for their survival. Scenes like crash landing in a vast jungle without any sign of civilization for miles, or getting [...]

Five Examples of Military Clothing Used in the US Military

Posted by Special Forces on September 4th, 2013

In combat, the function of camouflage is simple: it’s meant to hide a soldier and his equipment from the enemy’s sights. Ever since the beginning of human civilization, people have used camouflage in one form or another. However, it’s only in the past 100 years that this military clothing type has played its biggest role [...]

Tips on Selecting the Perfect Survival Knife from Military Surplus Catalogs

Posted by Special Forces on September 4th, 2013

A survival knife will be your most important possession in a wilderness survival situation. Although you can always fashion a knife out of bone or stone when you’re out in the wild, nothing can ever compare to a steel blade in terms of strength and versatility. However, when it comes to choosing the right steel [...]

What to Know About the US Marine Corps Military Clothing

Posted by Special Forces on July 23rd, 2013

In an article published on June 7 in myfoxboston.com, a ConVal Regional High School senior and a future Marine, Brandon Garabrant, was prohibited from wearing his Marine uniform in his Peterborough, New Hampshire high school graduation in lieu of a graduation gown. Garabrant’s request and the principal’s decision had drawn different reactions from students and [...]

High tech night vision goggles proved their value in law enforcement operations for two NYPD officers last May. As reported at ABClocal.go.com, the cops on routine nighttime helicopter exercises stumbled upon horseshoe crab poachers on a beach in Queens, New York. They held their chopper in a 200 foot high hover, and with the use [...]